Avocado Varieties


Hass Avocado

The leading variety of California Avocado with an excellent shelf life

Size: Average to large, 5 to 12 ounces
Appearance: Pebbly, thick but pliable green skin.  Pale green flesh with creamy texture.  Skin turns from green to purplish-black when ripe. 


Lamb Hass

A summer fruit, known for its large size and exceptional flavor.
Size: Medium to large, from 11 to 18 ounces.
Looks and ripens like a hass avocado, oval shaped, medium sized seed.  Skin darkens as it ripens, yields to gentle pressure. 



Reed Avocado

The summertime variety.
Medium to large, from 8 to 18 ounces
Thick green skin with slight pebbling, creamy flesh, skin remains green when ripe. 




Bacon Avocado

The mid-winter variety.
Size: Medium, ranging from 6 to 12 ounces
Appearance: Smooth green skin, yellow flesh, skin remains green when ripe. 


  For more information on other varieties, visit the California Avocado Commission website.




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